Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Merging your contacts using Microsoft Word, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…If you want to mail merge some data from Outlook with a letter…in Microsoft Word, you can fire that up from Word or from here in Outlook.…If I'm in my Contacts folder, on the Home tab, one of my choices is Mail Merge.…And I can set like all the contacts in the current view.…I could say Only selected contacts if I had a group of them selected already.…I can say send every contact field that exists or…only the fields that you see here.…If I have an existing mail merge document, I can select it.…
If not, I can choose to create a new one.…And if I would like to keep this contact data permanently, to be able to say, for…example, here are the people that I sent that letter to, here are the people who…got the notice that their accounts were overdue, I can create a new data file.…And I just need to give it a file name and click Browse and choose a location.…I can choose to create form letters, mailing labels, envelopes, or…do what's called a catalog merge, which, in this case,…would be creating something like a directory.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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